What is Colin Farrell’s net worth? $30 Million
How did Colin Farrell earn his money and wealth?
Currently residing in Los Angelis, California, the Irish Actor – Colin James Farrell was born to Rita and Eamon Farrell in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland. He has three siblings, an older brother and two sisters. One of his sisters, Claudine, is his Personal Assistant. Colin’s early education got completed in St. Brigid’s National School, Castleknock College and Gormanston College.
During his college, he had auditioned for Boyzone, the Irish musical group, which was unsuccessful. Colin got the inspiration to choose acting field when he saw Henry Thomas’ performing in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Henry’s astounding performance had blown Ferrell’s mind. Colin’s brother encouraged him to attend the Gaiety School of Acting, which he did. He dropped out of it when he got an offer to be a part of a BBC drama ‘Ballykissangel’ as Danny Byrne in 1998. He then worked in ‘Falling for a Dancer’. His debut film was ‘The War Zone’, directed by the actor Tim Roth, which was a drama, starring Tilda Swinton and Ray Winstone. He is also seen in ‘Ordinary Decent Criminal’. Colin’s charm got him the lead role in ‘Tigerland’ which earned $139,500.
Even though he had worked hard in the American films ‘American Outlaws’ in 2001 and ‘Hart’s War’ in 2002, commercially they were unsuccessful. His very well received movies in 2002-2003 include the thrillers – ‘Phone Booth’ and ‘The Recruit’, in which he played the starring roles, and ‘S.W.A.T.’ – along with Samuel Jackson, Olivier Martinez, Michelle Rodriguez and Jeremy Renner. All the three movies were a big hit and earned $46 million, $52.8 million and $116.9 million respectively, in the Box Office. Colin Farrell has also reprised many supporting roles in the movies like ‘Minority Report’ alongside Tom Cruise in 2002, ‘Daredevil’ as Bullseye in 2003. The same year, he was crowned sixth World’s Sexiest Man by Company Magazine.
The Highest Grossing Irish Independent Film included Farrell as a Criminal, plotting a bank robbery, titled ‘Intermission’ in 2003. In 2004, he appeared as Alexander the Great in the biographical film ‘Oliver Stone’ which was well received all over the world except the United States. Even though the film faced criticism for the ancient Persian’s treatment, Colin’s well portrayed role got him fame. The film earned $167 million worldwide. Farrell’s next epic movie was ‘The New World’, released in 2005, which was nominated for Academy Award. This beautiful and harmonious film got many positive reviews. It was followed by the not-so-financially-successful movie ‘Ask the Dust’. 2016 was a triumph for Colin with the release of ‘Miami Vice’ directed by Michael Mann. The 2007 premiered movie ‘Cassandra’s Dream’ was directed by Woody Allen, which received mixed reviews. Colin Farrell’s overall successful movies include In Bruges (2008), Minority Report (2002), Seven Psychopaths (2012), The Lobster (2015), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Crazy Heart (2009), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Fright Night (2011), Widows (2018), The Way Back (2010), The Recruit (2003), Pride and Glory (2008) and The Beguiled (2017). Colin has won and been nominated for several Awards including Golden Globe, IFTA Award and MTV Movie Award.
Apart from filming, Farrell has also shown his passion for Charity work. He is the official Ambassador of the Homeless World Cup which focuses on Street Football for Homeless people. He was one among the spokesmen for the Special Olympics World Games, held in Shanghai in 2007. He also supported the anti-bullying campaign Stand Up!
What are the highest grossing movies of Colin Farrell?
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016): $234,037,575
- Minority Report (2002): $132,072,926
- Horrible Bosses (2011): $117,538,559
- W.A.T. (2003): $116,934,650
- Daredevil (2003): $102,543,518
- Saving Mr. Banks (2013): $83,301,580
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